Shrnkin Butterfly posted a discussion topic 1 month, 1 week ago

Hello everyone. I had my first follow up after surgery on June 20th. My vitamin D is still low but has improved since last blood work. Nurse told me they expected 26% of weight loss at that point and I had lost 46% which I found amazing coming from the


Shrnkin Butterfly posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

Hello everyone! I'm a little early for my 4th month update ( it's not until the 19th) but I got on the scale this morning and I'm 199lbs!?? I was shocked! I thought It was wrong and kept stepping on and off because I handn't seen under 200 in ages! Ya


Shrnkin Butterfly posted a discussion topic 2 months, 4 weeks ago

Hello everyone! I'm 3 months post op. This month has been sooo slow. Weight has been up & down all month long! I'm hoping the stall doesn't last too much longer and I can see the scale going down. I'm not complaining. I'm almost at 200 which I haven't


Shrnkin Butterfly posted a comment 4 months, 1 week ago
Congratulations! Keep it up! You are doing great!

Shrnkin Butterfly posted a discussion topic 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Hello everyone. I was 258lbs when I started Optifast. I lost 15 lb. I was 243 on the day of Surgery. I'm 5 weeks Post Op and have lost 20lbs. I'm currently at 223lbs.

I know of people that have lost alot more in the same amount of time. I'm ta


Shrnkin Butterfly posted a discussion topic 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Hi everyone. I know everyone is different but in your personal experiences, how many pounds per week were you losing? I lost only 15 ponds on Optifast and I'm down another 13 pounds since the day of surgery. Is this normal? Should I be losing more? Ple


Shrnkin Butterfly posted a discussion topic 5 months, 3 weeks ago

Hello everyone. It finally happened! Dr. Okraniec was wonderful. Surgery went well, no leaks that they could see. I was told I'd stay 3 days but was discharged the following day. I walked around a lil bit the night of and peed a few times. I was so sor


Kathy S. wrote 6 months ago
Today is the BIG Day! When you are feeling better be sure and let us know how things are going.

Shrnkin Butterfly posted a discussion topic 6 months, 1 week ago

Hello everyone. I went to the pre-op appointment yesterday. All my blood work and other tests were normal but when I saw the anesthesiologist he asked me if I'm using the CPAP machine. I explaines I'm claustrophobic and get really anxious as soon as I


Shrnkin Butterfly posted a discussion topic 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Hello everyone. On my third day. HadHa headache the first day but it's now gone replaced with a lil bit of naisen but nothing overwhelming. Today my mouth is really dry despite drinking tons of water and my lips have a sticky feel and my mouth smells w


Shrnkin Butterfly posted a discussion topic 7 months, 1 week ago

Hello everyone. Surgery is coming up soon and I think I've started to freak out. It's all I think about and haven't been sleeping well. I've never suffered from anxiety but I might have developed it....I'm nervous about a leak ...I keep imagining all t


Shrnkin Butterfly posted a comment 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Thank you for sharing! You made me tear up! Went through the...

Shrnkin Butterfly posted a discussion topic 11 months, 1 week ago

Hello everyone. I'm new here and have my surgeon appointment coming up. Has anyone had Dr. Allan Okrainec at Toronto Western for their procedure? Just want to get an idea of how much longer the wait is after? How your surgeries went? Any complications?


Shrnkin Butterfly posted a discussion topic 11 months, 2 weeks ago

Hello everyone. I'm new here and I have the surgeon appointment coming up. Has anyone had Dr. Allan K. at Toronto Western for their surgwry?

I'm a bit nervous and want to get an idea what to expect and if any complications etc.

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32.9
BMI
RNY
Surgery
02/19/2019
Surgery Date
Apr 12, 2018
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